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In summary the book is deep, interesting and very well written.
My friends and colleagues have a hard time believing that one of the most entertaining books I have ever read is about risk management and probability.
Bernstein is a good story teller who adeptly blends human faces and quantitative theories to tell the history of man's understanding of risk.
Interesting and worth a read, but sometimes very technical requiring deep understanding of the terminology and concepts of risk, statistics and economicsPublished 3 days ago by Gullak
A must read to anyone interested in risk. All the background from ancient times to modern applications of risk management.Published 20 days ago by Leandro Meili
This book is definitely the remarkable story. Written in a reader friendly way. Strongly reccomend to all who have interest in risk management. Andrew Urushadze, GeorgiaPublished 1 month ago by andrew
Starts well .... Gets you interested in the book but then becomes tougher to get through over time.
Patience is key for completion
Not bad at all, interesting at times, vague at times but overall worth the time.Published 2 months ago by TOM VEHR
A fascinating topic, but the text has too many ambiguities (misunderstanding geodesy and the expression "as the crow flies") and simple misstatements (Jacob Bernoulli's age... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert A. Rosenberg
This book was like an overview of my undergraduate degree in Political Science.Published 2 months ago by Wes Stayton